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01-19-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By smudgy

I've ridden the Natchez Trace Parkway in...

I've ridden the Natchez Trace Parkway in mid-March for spring break. I started in Nashville and headed south. It was cold and cloudy and by day 2 it was about 40 F and raining, some of the worst...
01-19-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,005
Posted By SurferRosa

The fake stuff is usually branded, "Zeus." ...

The fake stuff is usually branded, "Zeus."

:thumb:
Forum: Touring
01-19-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 835
Posted By smudgy

UKFan4Sure; Thanks for taking the time to...

UKFan4Sure; Thanks for taking the time to comment. No, my wife stayed home on this one. I've got another video coming out soon. 5 days on the Erie Canal in NY.
01-19-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By zjrog

Enjoy that ride when done. Last May I picked up a...

Enjoy that ride when done. Last May I picked up a 2006 CAAD8 R1000 frame for peanuts, bought new, then stripped of the Ultegra group for a carbon bike. I built it with a mix of SRAM components and it...
01-19-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By zjrog

I've got a 98 CAD2 R200. RSX 2x7 originally....

I've got a 98 CAD2 R200. RSX 2x7 originally. Swapped in 105 triple crankset and FD.
...
01-18-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,006
Posted By iab

Nostalgia dies with it's generation.* ** ...

Nostalgia dies with it's generation.* **

*There are always exceptions.
**I also have the market cornered on buggy whips if I am wrong.
01-17-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,615
Posted By CyclingBK

So far, this is where Iím at as well. I think I...

So far, this is where Iím at as well. I think I could go a little lower but itís the wind that really kills the fun in the cold.
01-17-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By JayGK927

Great build! I just stumbled upon a 2003 R400...

Great build! I just stumbled upon a 2003 R400 frame for a song on craigslist. Needs a lot of love but I want to bring it back to life and your build is definitely inspiring me to get started!
01-17-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By qcpmsame

You made that one a really nice ride, very nicely...

You made that one a really nice ride, very nicely done sir.

Bill
01-17-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By ryansu

It only took me a decade to figure out 54cm was...

It only took me a decade to figure out 54cm was too small! :lol: I ride a 58cm in C&V and have about 5 bikes now that keep me busy plus a few projects, I do occasionally look for old Cannondales...
01-17-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By trailmix

Will 28s fit? Yes and no. I have dozens of...

Will 28s fit? Yes and no. I have dozens of Cannondales and one of my favorites is a 1998 R1000 and certain brands of 28s will fit and some are just a little too tight. Also it helps to have the...
01-15-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By qcpmsame

RSX is nice stuff, I have most of the group that...

RSX is nice stuff, I have most of the group that came on my R500T still. Enjoy the ride, I loved the R500T, and my daughter rode it until she got her Bianchi last year. The triple crankset and...
01-15-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By stardognine

That was the model that started my unhealthy...

That was the model that started my unhealthy obsession with Cannondales, lol. 😁😉 I got a nice deal on an R400 frameset, that was never built up before, and learned the hard way how expensive that can...
01-15-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By morri869

You are buying what looks to be a super clean...

You are buying what looks to be a super clean Cannondale! I have had a few pass through and I have always thought they ride great.

In response to your questions:
1. For most years in the 90's and...
01-13-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 512
Posted By thinktubes

JB Weld

JB Weld
01-12-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By Welshboy

Superb! I don't think I could bring myself to...

Superb! I don't think I could bring myself to actually ride it, I'd just want it to stay like that forever...
01-11-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,290
Posted By 3speedslow

^^I’d ride that in a heart beat! These fastback...

^^I’d ride that in a heart beat! These fastback are an interesting frame.

My post above was to try and find out who made my frame. I read SAPA, later becoming Spooky cycles were responsible for...
01-10-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 36,859
Posted By noglider

Yup. I'm a lot less of a fan of Schwinns than...

Yup. I'm a lot less of a fan of Schwinns than many Americans, but the Voyager is one classy bike.
01-10-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 36,859
Posted By noglider

I'd miss a day at work to get that bike for $60.

I'd miss a day at work to get that bike for $60.
Forum: Touring
01-08-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By stardognine

Not bad atall. 👍 Thatís about the same green as...

Not bad atall. 👍 Thatís about the same green as my Killer V, except mine has the sparkly sparklers (metallic is what they called it, back in the day). 😁
Forum: Touring
01-08-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By cb400bill

Nice job!

Nice job!
Forum: Touring
01-08-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By tyler_fred

What a nice bike! Looks great! Love the look of...

What a nice bike! Looks great! Love the look of those fenders with the green paint.
01-06-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,178
Posted By mdcoram

What kind of batteries do your light up tires...

What kind of batteries do your light up tires take? :)
01-05-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,178
Posted By iab

Didn't buy a bike this year. Don't know if this...

Didn't buy a bike this year. Don't know if this is amazing, but I like it. Mounted to a front fender.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49336418801_3a5eeded37_h.jpg...
01-05-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,178
Posted By scozim

2019 was my first "N -" year. I stripped parts...

2019 was my first "N -" year. I stripped parts off of a few bikes I just didn't use anymore and the frames are gone. I only purchase one bike and that was on January 1, 2019. It was this Colnago...
01-05-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,178
Posted By Murray Missile

Not the highest end bike I have but definitely in...

Not the highest end bike I have but definitely in the best original condition, I stumbled on this 1982 Nishiki International a few weeks ago. The picture doesn't do it justice, it needs very little,...
01-04-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,178
Posted By delbiker1

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I like

Fiji Ace frame/fork gifted to me by BF member. Mostly used...
01-03-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,178
Posted By 76SLT

I found this 77 Volare from a BF member. This is...

I found this 77 Volare from a BF member. This is one I had been looking for for a while.
...
01-03-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT pics and story Thank you for sharing...

GREAT pics and story

Thank you for sharing such a rare gift !!!!
01-03-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,178
Posted By celesteguy

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I found this Voyageur SP on CL this summer...
01-03-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By Wildwood

Yes very interesting. Nearly 125 years new. ...

Yes very interesting. Nearly 125 years new.
Thank goodness for museums and internet.


For the Puget Sound crowd - Maybe it was the show in Anacortes? who may have photo'd the couple that had a...
01-03-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By KenNC

Golly I had to look at that 2 or 3 times to...

Golly I had to look at that 2 or 3 times to figure it out. Very interesting, thanks for posting! Found some more info here in case anyone is interested: ...
01-02-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,178
Posted By jim dandy

My most amazing find of 2019 was this ... So much...

My most amazing find of 2019 was this ... So much Fun to ride!
JD...
01-02-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,178
Posted By SJX426

At least two of you will recognize this frame set...

At least two of you will recognize this frame set (fork is included). I have a bucket list like list of Italian manufacturers I would like to have in my stable. One was a De Rosa. The challenge for...
01-02-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By hokiefyd

If you find the rear derailleur is still not low...

If you find the rear derailleur is still not low enough to clear the 32-tooth sprocket, but otherwise works fine as far as total capacity, you could install a Wolf Tooth RoadLink...
Forum: Touring
12-31-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By smudgy

Natchez Trace Parkway Video. Did someone say short tour?

I rode the Natchez Trace Parkway in 2019. I made a short video. I hope you like it and leave a comment.

https://youtu.be/WOzml_UTGEI
Forum: Touring
12-30-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,453
Posted By mev

Topeak road morph has been reliable for me and I...

Topeak road morph has been reliable for me and I like the gauge.
Forum: Touring
12-30-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,834
Posted By indyfabz

I went on a week-long, guided backcountry,...

I went on a week-long, guided backcountry, backpack trip in Glacier National Park. Went with that option because I had never done any backpacking. Turned out I was the only one who signed up for...
12-29-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By Hudson308

Wise choice, IMHO. Those Cantis are going to be...

Wise choice, IMHO. Those Cantis are going to be much easier to use with the original rim size. Gorgeous bike!
12-29-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By beicster

That sounds great. Lots of great road rides...

That sounds great. Lots of great road rides around here. I grew up in Louisville and always love to ride up there, too. Health issues (and some laziness before the health issues kicked in) kept me...
12-29-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By Mad Honk

Back in the day, you would be correct about the...

Back in the day, you would be correct about the Suntour, but they finally got it right. The Suntour system actually worked quite well using the spaces designed for it's system. I currently use it but...
12-29-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By Bianchigirll

Yeah because shimano had all that fishing reel...

Yeah because shimano had all that fishing reel money to throw into bicycle R&D after they got to use the Slant parallelogram design, and I believe Suntour even developed indexing first
Forum: Touring
12-19-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 991
Posted By Miele Man

It's just one of many bikes I have and is the...

It's just one of many bikes I have and is the only one with such a narrow handlebar. You should see some of the narrow spaces I ride through out in the woods. It's a fun bike but definitely not my...
Forum: Touring
12-18-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By desconhecido

I've never tried the gatorskins but have heard...

I've never tried the gatorskins but have heard they are flat and cut resistant. I've also read comments by others implying that they don't ride well. One comment I remember was that they ride like...
Forum: Touring
12-18-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By cyccommute

I've used the Pasela for touring and it's a...

I've used the Pasela for touring and it's a pretty good tire. Check with your local bike shop as well. Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) offers several different models and widths.

On the other...
Forum: Touring
12-18-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By cb400bill

It is a Light & Motion SECA 2500 mounted with a...

It is a Light & Motion SECA 2500 mounted with a Nitto light mount on a M12 rack....
Forum: Touring
12-18-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By indyfabz

Dork disc=Not hot. :D Srsly...First thing I...

Dork disc=Not hot. :D

Srsly...First thing I thought was how much I like the color. My eyes aren't what they used to be. Is that a light on the front rack?
Forum: Touring
12-17-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By cb400bill

Here is a link to comparison chart with specs of...

Here is a link to comparison chart with specs of the various Voyageur models from 1980 to 1991.

...
Forum: Touring
12-17-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By cb400bill

Welcome to the '86 Voyageur Owner's Club! I...

Welcome to the '86 Voyageur Owner's Club! I picked up a very low mileage model this year. The official name for the color is British Pine.

Your stock rear derailleur would be a Shimano Light...
Forum: Touring
12-17-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By gil_00000

https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_19...

https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_1981_1990/1986Ltwt31.html
Thats a link to the catalog for the 1986 voyageur build. You can look at the rest of that year and many more by clicking...
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